"A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face."
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"If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich."
"I wasn't born in a log cabin, but my family moved into one as soon as they could afford it."
"Show me a man with very little money and I will show you a bum."
"Poverty is not the root cause of crime."
"Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another."
"Hard as it may appear in individual cases, dependent poverty ought to be held disgraceful."
"I know a fellow who's as broke as the Ten Commandments."
"I worked myself up from nothing to extreme poverty."
"Look at me. I worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty."
"He who knows how to be poor knows everything."
"After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity."
"The flattery of posterity is not worth much more than contemporary flattery, which is worth nothing."
"Posterity is as likely to be wrong as anybody else."
"A blot in thy escutcheon to all futurity."
"When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary."
"Posterity gives every man his true value."
"Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles."
"In the depth of winter I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer."
"Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential."
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